"Service in the Grand Manner" in the Front Window of the Natural History Library

ID: SIA2011-2245

Creator: Rosen, Martha

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 2005

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9622, Folder: NMNH Centennial Oral History Interviews 26 and 27

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Summary

The front window of the Natural History Library in the National Museum of Natural History shows a photo of staff members Richard Greene, library technician, and Courtney Shaw dressed in butler and maid's clothes. The window reads "Service in a Grand Manner." Libarian Martha Rosen captioned the photo, "'Service in a Grand Manner' only at the Natural History Library." A visitor can be seen inside in the library. Curator Ray Gagne can be seen in the background.

Subject

  • Shaw, Courtney
  • Greene, Richard
  • Gagné, Raymond J
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9622, Folder: NMNH Centennial Oral History Interviews 26 and 27

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

2005

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum libraries
  • Costume
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Windows
  • Librarians
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Costumes
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

SIA2011-2245

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 8.5w x 11h ; Type of Image: Interior ; Medium: Photographic print

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